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I think, realistically, we've got to say that despite all efforts there is a possibility that we will not hold together, or not hold together for a while," he said.
Individual chapters trace their stories: accepting the constraints of womanhood, transcending base beginnings to become a hero, experiencing a mystic presence, trying to hold together a people and a tradition.
My disappointment with not being allowed to attend a conference, where I simply wanted to listen and seek to understand, leaves me with little hope that the Anglican community around the world can hold together in the face of such polarization.
After that, my thoughts centered on whether the plane would hold together long enough for us to consider our options.
Like others who have been abused, these women have been made to feel worthless and unvalued and they are ready to clutch at any way of feeling better so as to hold together a tattered sense of self.
Like the work of Fautrier and Wols, Michaax's drawings show a mind disturbed by its own sensitivity and unable to hold together except when operating at recklessly high speed.
The Hold Together personality is a valuable but rather complex and sometimes difficult person at work.
There we find a consistent and "astonishing power to hold together two principles that, on the face of it, are irreconcilable" (132).